Veritone's Cognitive Media Platform Drawing Attention For Searchable Analysis Of Spoken Word Content
September 25, 2015 at 4:36 AM (PT)
A new tech company is offering what it calls the "world's first Cognitive Media Platform," allowing near-real-time analysis of audio and video streams to "create new revenue opportunities, improve security, enhance customer care and streamline education." VERITONE's service promises to allow searching of audio and video content, allowing for verification of advertising and offering of clips to consumers based on search results. The Cognitive Media Platform was launched on SEPTEMBER 1st, reports eWEEK.
CEO CHAD STEELBERG, a "serial entrepreneur" who created dMARC BROADCASTING, the ad network company sold to GOOGLE in 2006, has announced the company's management team working under STEELBERG and his brother, President RYAN STEELBERG, including CFO JOHN MARKOVICH and CTO JAMES WILLIAMS.
CHAD STEELBERG said, "We have built the foundation to transform the world's media into actionable intelligence. Our executive team has the proven experience, necessary passion and visionary leadership to guide VERITONE's nearly 80 employees into the next phase of machine cognition. We are looking for the very best men and women to join our ever-growing team to change the way machines see, hear and understand us."
STEELBERG also indicated to eWEEK that the platform has application in many other areas, including expanding into facial recognition and lie detection; the company is presently monitoring major radio and TV news networks, processing about 10 million hours of voice data this year.